3 clí

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 3 clí or dil.ie/9468

Forms: clíu, clíu

n Earlier form perh. clíu: mo chlíu .i. mo chorp, LU 9855 . clíu, RC xxi 318.2 . mo cliu chain, Acall. 1583 . Earlier gender uncertain, later f. IGT Decl. § 99 .

(a) body : [l]eblaing Fercorb, gorm a c[h]lī `of radiant body', Fianaig. 12 § 17 . saer bru beiris brith / do tabairt cli `free is the womb that brings forth a birth to produce a body', Laws iii 312.21 . co rrega co fuilib fonnaide fo chollaib c.¤ , LL 14108 (rhet.). feodaigid aigid is ch.¤ , 19302 . uas do chlíu (to the Líath Macha), 14222 (rhet.). nírb ḟand a ch.¤ for bith ché `frame', Metr. Dinds. ii 38.42 ( LL 20133 ). bith cen ōrad acge a c.¤ , BColm. 100.12 . bearaidh mo chli om' ṡamhadh, Reeves Ad. lxxix n . a c.¤ 's a corp, BNnÉ 260 § 220 . mo ch.¤-se don chré ó a tig, O'Gr. Cat. 28.32 . ar gc.¤-ne ag crádh na hanma, Dán Dé xxv 42 . Rí nimhe / i gc.¤ óighe, xi 19 . adeir an ch.¤ i gcogar riom, Measgra D. 52.81 . sgar m'anam rem ch.¤ free my soul from my body, A. Ó Dálaigh xvii 2 . nach féadann an t-othar an biadh chaitheas do chongbháil fána ch.¤ (`to keep on his stomach', Vocab.), TSh. 1576 .

(b) Somet. bosom, heart : is trúag rim chride is rom ch.¤ , TFerbe 448 ( LL 256b38 ). sal nocha cheachraidh mo chlí, Dán Dé xxvii 25 . ag dāil dom ch.¤-si síorghuin, O'R. Poems 3357 . tré bheith socair i gcochal a ch.¤ istigh, Keat. Poems 825 . Fig. of a chief: [do chaill] an duithche a geall, a ceann 's a c.¤ istigh its beloved, 720 . dá chíogh chorra ar ch.¤ a hochta `on her bosom's expanse', Ó Bruad. iii 68.5 .

(c) In phrr.

(i) i cc.¤ (while) in the flesh, living : nodus sāraigēbsa a clī / rachaid co fīr ar nefní, Aided M. 298 . gid beg do loingedh 'na clī (of Colam Cille), ZCP vii 304 § 10 . ní fhuil mhnaoi as chráibhdhighe i gc.¤ , Magauran 1710 . cia ad-chluin nó ad-chí / go bhfuil i gc.¤ do chomhsduamdha? DDána 114.29 . ní dhearna i gc.¤ cionta mná `when living', Aithd. D. 94.35 .

(ii) do-icc (téit, etc.) i cc.¤ is born, takes flesh : nī thānic a corp nā a clī, Aided M. 952 . ōn aidche ro chin a c[h]. (leg. i gc.¤?) / nō co ndechaid ar nefní, 790 . at aenar tainic tú a c.¤ `sole didst thou come in the body', BCC 138.37 (§ 138) . sul táinig Rí an chruinne i gc.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh xv 10 .

(iii) téit a c.¤ dies : rē ndul as do chlī, ZCP vii 301 § 1 . ni ragadh a c.¤ he would not have died, Cog. 96.21 . docūaid a clī esbuic ē (of Colam Cille), ZCP vii 303 § 5 (? leg. esbach é that was unfortunate).

Compds. With noun. i laithibh mo chlíréisi life-time (1 ré), Ó Bruad. iii 22.13 . With vn. g s. 's gach ladrann . . . d'éis do chlí-dheolta `shall have sucked thy breasts', O'Rah. 2.8 . With adj. a gaolta clí-bhreoidhte `her kinsfolk are heartsick', 2 .